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FMGT 4620 - Security Fundamentals

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course is designed to convey the nature and function of capital markets, the important features of the securities which trade in these markets and the factors which contribute to the value of securities. A discussion of derivative instruments and mutual funds will be included.


FMGT 1100 or FMGT 1105 or FMGT 1152





Spring/Summer 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 62382

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 404


Steven Nyvik

Course Outline



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In Progress

CRN 63504

Sat Jun 01 - Sat Jul 27 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 01 - Jul 27 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 BBY SE12 Rm. 309


David Rose

Course Outline




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Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate the structure of capital markets and their function within the Canadian economy.
  • Analyze the purpose of investments and appreciate their risks and rewards.
  • Interpret the workings and mechanics of a stock exchange.
  • Identify sources of information on the performance of publicly traded companies.
  • Interpret the nature of marketable securities and the factors which influence their price.
  • Categorize the various methods employed to evaluate the worth of a marketable security.
  • Outline the nature of derivatives markets and compare and contrast the principal options.
  • Assess the nature of mutual funds in terms of their advantages, disadvantages and performance.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

FMGT 4620 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Financial Management (Financial Planning)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma

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Spring/Summer 2019

Books for Spring/Summer 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .

Security Fundamentals (Custom Investments 3Rd Can Ed)
Author Cleary
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11861-162-3
Price $52.50


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